Shekel of Judaea (First Jewish Revolt) with chalice

Greek
Imperial Period
A.D. 68


Mint: Judaea (First Jewish Revolt)

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 303.

Dimensions

Diameter: 22.5 mm. Weight: 14.16 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

61.370

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Chalice.
Inscription in Aramaic around and above. (“Shekel of Israel, Yr. 3”)
Reverse: Three pomegranates on stem.
Inscription in Aramaic around. (“Jerusalem the Holy”)

Provenance

By date unknown: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Place, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XV, no. 58); May 10, 1961: purchased by MFA from Hesperia Art for $ 225-

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour